Pentylol

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Raw material for the manufacture of xanthates
Raw material for the manufacture of insecticides
Raw material for the manufacture of mining chemicals
Raw material for the manufacture of plasticisers
Raw material for the manufacture of amyl acetate
Solvent in the slow-drying latent solvent in lacquer thinners

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Product identifier 

Trade name Pentylol 

Product code 2060 

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against 

Use Chemical industry: used in synthesis 

Manufacturer or supplier’s details 

Company REFLECTA LAB SUPPLIES

 

 PENTYLOL 

SECTION 2. Hazards identification Classification of the substance or mixture 

South Africa. GHS Classification and Labelling of Chemicals – SANS 10234 Classification 

Category 3 

Category 5 

Category 2 

Category 1 

Category 4 

Category 3 

Label elements 

Flammable Liquids 

Acute oral toxicity 

Skin corrosion/irritation 

Serious eye damage/eye irritation Acute inhalation toxicity 

Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure 

South Africa. GHS Classification and Labelling of Chemicals – 

SANS 10234 

Pictogram

Signal word Danger 

Hazard statements H226: Flammable liquid and vapour. 

H303: May be harmful if swallowed. 

H315: Causes skin irritation. 

H318: Causes serious eye damage. 

H332: Harmful if inhaled. 

H335: May cause respiratory irritation.

 

 PENTYLOL 

Precautionary statements 

Prevention P210: Keep away from open flames/hot surfaces. – No smoking. P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. 

P241: Use explosion-proof electrical equipment. 

P242: Use non-sparking tools. 

P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face 

protection. 

P264: Wash hands thoroughly after handling. 

P270: Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. 

P261: Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray. 

P271: Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. 

Response P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/ Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower. 

P370 + P378: In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol 

resistant foam for extinction. 

P301 + P312: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you 

feel unwell. 

P330: Rinse mouth. 

P332 + P313: If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention. 

P362: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. 

P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for 

several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. 

Continue rinsing. 

P310: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor. 

P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest 

in a position comfortable for breathing.

 SAFETY DATA SHEET 

 PENTYLOL 

Storage P403 + P233 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. 

P405: Store locked up. 

Disposal Dispose of as hazardous waste in compliance with local and  national regulations. 

Other hazards No data available 

SECTION 3. Composition/information on ingredients 

Mixture 

n-Amyl alcohol 

Contents: > 25.00 CAS-No. 71-41-0 

Pentan-2-ol 

– < 35.00 %W/W 

Index-No. 603-200-00-1 EC-No. 200-752-1 Hazard statements H226 H332 H335 H315 

Contents: > 20.00 – < 25.00 %W/W 

CAS-No. 6032-29-7 Index-No. 603-006-00-7 EC-No. 

Hazard statements H226 H332  

H335 

2-Methylbutan-1-ol 

Contents: <= 15.00 %W/W 

227-907-6 

CAS-No. 137-32-6 Index-No. 603-006-00-7 EC-No. 205-289-9 Hazard statements H226 H332 H335 H315  

H318

 

n-Butanol 

Contents: <= 10.00 %W/W 

CAS-No. 71-36-3 Index-No. 603-004-00-6 EC-No. 200-751-6 Hazard  

statements H226 H302 H335 H315 H318 H336 

3-Methylbutan-1-ol 

Contents: <= 10.00 %W/W 

CAS-No. 123-51-3 Index-No. 603-006-00-7 EC-No. 204-633-5 Hazard  

statements H226 H332 H335 

Hexanol 

Contents: <= 5.00 %W/W 

CAS-No. 111-27-3 Index-No. 603-059-00-6 EC-No. 203-852-3 Hazard  

statements H302 H226 

Cyclopentanol 

Contents: <= 15.00 %W/W 

CAS-No. 96-41-3 Index-No. EC-No. 202-504-8 Hazard  

statements H226 H302 H332 H315 H319 H335 

2-Hexanol 

Contents: <= 10.00 %W/W 

CAS-No. 626-93-7 Index-No. EC-No. 210-971-4

 

3-Methyl-2-Pentanol 

Contents: <= 10.00 %W/W 

CAS-No. 565-60-6 Index-No. EC No. 

209-281-6 

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16. SECTION 4. First aid measures 

Description of necessary first-aid measures 

Inhalation Move to fresh air in case of accidental inhalation of vapours.  If breathing is irregular or stopped, administer artificial  

respiration. Call a physician immediately. 

Skin contact Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least  15 minutes. If symptoms persist, call a physician. 

Eye contact Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids,  for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses. If eye  

irritation persists, consult a specialist. 

Ingestion Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Never give  anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If symptoms  

persist, call a physician. 

Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed 

Refer to SECTION 11 

SECTION 5. Pentylol – Firefighting measures

Suitable  

extinguishing media 

Special hazards  arising from the  substance or mixture 

Special protective  equipment for  

firefighters 

 SAFETY DATA SHEET 

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Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or  carbon dioxide. 

Flash back possible over considerable distance. Do not allow  run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses. 

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit. 

SECTION 6. Accidental release measures 

Personal  

precautions 

Environmental  

precautions 

Methods for cleaning  up 

Reference to other  sections 

Use personal protective equipment. Do not breathe vapours  or spray mist. Ensure adequate ventilation. Keep away from  sources of ignition – No smoking. 

Avoid subsoil penetration. Do not flush into surface water  or sanitary sewer system. 

Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel,  acid binder, universal binder, sawdust). The material taken up  must be disposed of in accordance with regulations. 

Refer to Section 8 and 13 

SECTION 7. Handling and storage Safe handling advice Wear personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin

Advice on protection  against fire and  

explosion 

Requirements for  storage areas and  containers 

Advice on common  storage 

 

and eyes. Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking. 

Use explosion-proof equipment.Provide sufficient air  exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.Keep away from  open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. 

Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated  place.Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking. 

No data available 

SECTION 8. Pentylol – Exposure controls/personal protection 

Components with workplace control parameters 

NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS 

Components  Type  Control 

parameters

Update  Basis

 

BUTAN-1-OL 

N-BUTYL ALCOHOL 

BUTAN-1-OL

STEL 

STEL 

150 mg/m3 

50 ppm 

1995 

1995 

South Africa RELs 

South Africa RELs

ISOAMYL ALCOHOL 

3-METHYLBUTAN-1-OL 

TWA 

TWA 

STEL 

STEL 

360 mg/m3 

100 ppm 

450 mg/m3 

125 ppm 

1995 

1995 

1995 

1995 

South Africa RELs 

South Africa RELs 

South Africa RELs 

South Africa RELs

 

Exposure controls 

Engineering measures 

Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.

 

Personal protective equipment 

Respiratory protection Respirator with a vapour filter (EN 141) 

Hand protection Gloves suitable for permanent contact: Material: butyl-rubber 

Break through time: 4 h 

Material thickness: 0.5 mm 

Eye protection Safety glasses with side-shields 

Skin and body  protection 

Protective suit Safety shoes 

Hygiene measures Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling  the product. 

 

SECTION 9. Pentylol – Physical and chemical properties 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Form Liquid 

State of matter Liquid; at 20 °C; 1,013 hPa 

Colour Colourless 

Odour No information available. 

Odour Threshold No data available 

Melting point/range -106 °C 

Boiling point/boiling  

range 124 °C 

Flash point 43 °C; closed cup

Evaporation rate 

Flammability (solid,  gas) 

Auto ignition  

temperature 

Lower explosion limit Upper explosion limit Vapour pressure 

Relative vapour  

density 

Density 

Viscosity, kinematic 

 

No data available 

No data available 

345 °C 

1.4 %(V) 

16.0 %(V) 

3.4 hPa; 20 °C 

No data available 

0.8 g/cm3; 20 °C 

4.9 mm2/s 

SECTION 10. Stability and reactivity 

Reactivity 

Chemical stability 

Possibility of  

hazardous 

reactions 

Conditions to avoid  Materials to avoid  Hazardous  

decomposition  products 

Stable under recommended storage conditions. No decomposition if stored and applied as directed. Hazardous polymerisation does not occur. 

Heat, flames and sparks. 

Oxidizing agents. Reducing agents Acids and bases Carbon oxides 

 

SECTION 11. Pentylol – Toxicological information Acute oral toxicity n-Pentanol:

Acute oral toxicity 

Acute inhalation toxicity Skin irritation 

Eye irritation 

Mutagenicity 

 

LD50 Rat: 8,000 mg/kg; (literature value) 

Pentan-2-ol: 

LD50 Rat: 370 mg/kg; literature  

value; n-Pentanol: 

LC50 Rat: 4 h; 13,548 mg/l; (literature value) 

n-Butanol: 

Rabbit: irritating; OECD Test Guideline 404 GLP: no;  (literature value) 

n-Butanol: 

Rabbit: Risk of serious damage to eyes. OECD Test Guideline 405 GLP: no; (literature value) 

n-Butanol: 

Ames test: Salmonella typhimurium; with and without; Not mutagenic; OECD Test Guideline 471; GLP: no; (literature value) 

 

SECTION 12. Pentylol – Ecological information 

Toxicity to fish n-Butanol: 

flow-through test; Pimephales promelas; 96 h; LC50; > 100 

mg/l; OECD Test Guideline 203; GLP: no; (literature value) 

Toxicity to fish n-Pentanol: 

Pimephales promelas; 96 h; LC50; 4,555 mg/l; (literature value) 

Toxicity to daphnia and other n-Butanol: 

aquatic invertebrates flow-through test; Daphnia magna; 7 d; EC50; > 100 mg/lGLP:

Toxicity to daphnia and  other aquatic invertebrates 

Toxicity to algae 

Biodegradability 

Mobility in soil 

Results of PBT and vPvB  assessment 

Other adverse effects 

 

no; (literature value) 

n-Pentanol: 

Daphnia magna (Water flea); 48 h; EC50; 9,170  mg/l(literature value) 

n-Pentanol: 

Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata (green algae)EC50; >  100 mg/l; (literature value) 

n-Butanol: 

aerobic; activated sludge of a predominantly domestic sewage

> 70 %; 9 d; Readily biodegradable.; OECD Guideline 301 E; GLP: no; literature value 

n-Butanol: 

No data available 

n-Butanol: 

This substance is not considered to be very persistent  and very bioaccumulating (vPvB). 

n-Butanol: 

 

SECTION 13. Disposal considerations 

Product Disposal should be in accordance with local, regional and national legislations. 

SECTION 14. Pentylol – Transport information ADR

UN number: 

Class: 

Packaging group: 

Proper shipping  name: 

RID 

UN number: 

Class: 

Packaging group: 

Proper shipping  name: 

ADNR 

 

1993 

III; F1; 

FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (I) (pentanols, hexanols) 

1993 

III; F1 

FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (I) (pentanols, hexanols) 

UN number: 1993 

Class:

Packaging group: III; F1 

Proper shipping name: FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (I)

 SAFETY DATA SHEET 

 PENTYLOL 

(pentanols, hexanols) 

IMDG 

UN number: 1993 

Class:

EmS: F-E, S-E 

Packaging group: III 

Proper shipping name: FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (I) (pentanols, hexanols) 

ICAO/IATA 

UN number

Class: 

Packaging group: 

Proper shipping name: 

Transport in bulk  

according to Annex II of  MARPOL 73/78 and the  IBC Code 

1993 

III 

FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S.(I) 

(pentanols, hexanols) 

Ship Type: 3 

Pollution Category: Y 

Pentylol (Contains – n-Amyl alcohol and sec-Amyl alcohol)

SAFETY DATA SHEET 

PENTYLOL  

SECTION 15. Regulatory information 

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture USA TSCA Inventory Components Not listed 

3-Methyl-2-Pentanol 

Canadian Domestic Substances List  (DSL) 

Australian Inv. of Chem. Substances  (AICS) 

New Zealand Inventory of  

Chemicals (NZIoC) 

Components Not listed 3-Methyl-2-Pentanol Components Not listed 3-Methyl-2-Pentanol 

Components Not listed 3-Methyl-2-Pentanol 

Jap. Inv. of Exist. & New Chemicals (ENCS) All chemical constituents are listed in: Jap. Inv. of Exist. &  New Chemicals (ENCS) (See chapter 3) 

Japan. Industrial Safety & Health Law  (ISHL) 

Korea. Existing Chemicals Inventory  (KECI) 

Philippines Inventory of Chemicals  and Chemical Substances (PICCS) 

China Inv. Existing Chemical  Substances (IECSC) 

SECTION 16. Other information

All chemical constituents are listed in: Japan. Industrial Safety &  Health Law (ISHL) (See chapter 3) 

All chemical constituents are listed in: Korea.  

Existing Chemicals Inventory (KECI) (See chapter 3) 

Components Not listed 

3-Methyl-2-Pentanol 

Components Not listed 

3-Methyl-2-Pentanol 

SAFETY DATA SHEET 

 PENTYLOL 

Full text of H-Statements 

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour. 

H302 Harmful if swallowed. 

H315 Causes skin irritation. 

H318 Causes serious eye damage. 

H319 Causes serious eye irritation. 

H332 Harmful if inhaled. 

H335 May cause respiratory irritation. 

H336 May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

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Disclaimer

The information stated above is considered to be correct, but does not claim to be inclusive and shall only be used as a guideline. The information provided by this document is confirmed by our continuous updating of knowledge and adheres to the products appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the product’s
properties. RLS Chemicals and its Associates shall not be held accountable for any damage’s consequent of handling the above product.

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